About Us

David Syn, M.D.

Dr. Syn grew up in California and went to medical school and completed surgical training in New York. Since finishing his training in 2002 he has been practicing bariatric surgery in Lubbock, TX. He loves Texas and it is his home now and he has no plans for relocating from this great state. He is very passionate about his patients and his practice and in innovating to ensure the very best most up to date care for his patients. He has performed approximately 5,000 primary (first time) bariatric operations and over 1,000 revisional (redo) operations (most revisions by a single surgeon world-wide). Dr. Syn was trained in bariatric surgery during his residency and in practice has been trained additionally in robotic surgery and incisionless bariatric surgeries (EBTs, Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies). He performs minimally invasive Sleeve gastrectomies, Gastric Bypasses, Duodenal switch surgeries (standard and loop) and incisionless surgeries such as ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve gastroplasty) and has performed some of the most complex revisional operations possible. Dr. Syn also performs body contouring surgeries for his patients after massive weight loss. Dr. Syn has served as medical director for bariatric surgery at all the major hospitals in Lubbock and has advocated for better access for his patients at all levels. Dr. Syn is constantly looking at ways to improve surgeries and delivery of care, to make them safer and more effective and has multiple patents pending pertaining to such improvements.

Our Staff

The nurses, physicians, receptionists, and other staff at Advanced Bariatric Surgery Center value your satisfaction, comfort, and health. We work hard to ensure that you are able to live your best life!

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David Syn, M.D.


The Advanced Bariatric Surgery Center, P.A.


3805 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410